Saluté

A Worldly Look at Wine & Spirits

Blazing the  Bourbon Trail

Blazing the Bourbon Trail

Story: Mary Ann DeSantis As the cocktail culture explodes once again, bourbon is making a comeback. Some fans say it…
Black Grapes, Dark Wines

Black Grapes, Dark Wines

Malbec, often called ‘the black wine,’ is produced mostly in Argentina, but the varietal has its roots in Cahors, France,…
A Rum Primer

A Rum Primer

If you think rum is only for mixing with Coca-Cola or for making sweet boat drinks, you may be surprised…
Chianti in Carolina

Chianti in Carolina

In the late summer, it’s not unusual to find Central Floridians in the North Carolina mountains. If you will be…
Summer Whites

Summer Whites

It’s time to break out your summer whites… and we’re not just talking about shoes. Replace those heavy Cabs and…
SALUTÉ: Women Of The Vine

SALUTÉ: Women Of The Vine

Making wine has never been just a man’s world.  Some of America’s first winemakers were women. And, it seems, once…
SALUTÉ: A Very Good Year

SALUTÉ: A Very Good Year

A vintage perspective tasting during Premiere Napa Valley shows what a difference 10 years can make in the wine world.…
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